terahertz Archive

computersBreakthrough to enable computers that are 100 times faster

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Following three years of extensive research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) physicist Dr. Uriel Levy and his team have created technology that will enable our computers—and all optic communication devices—to run 100 times faster through terahertz microchips. Until now, two …

communicationsHigher terahertz frequencies are usable for data transmission which will boost data 100 times over microwaves

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An off-the-wall new study by Brown University researchers shows that terahertz frequency data links can bounce around a room without dropping too much data. The results are good news for the feasibility of future terahertz wireless data networks, which have …

5gTransmission of video signals 100 times faster than fastest cellular network

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Researchers have demonstrated the transmission of two separate video signals through a terahertz multiplexer at a data rate more than 100 times faster than today’s fastest cellular data networks. Multiplexing, the ability to send multiple signals through a single channel, …

electronicsStar Trek Axanar update and Chasing the Infinite Sky Trek fan film

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Alec Peters discusses how they intend to tell the most story for the two 15 minute segments that are permitted in the lawsuit settlement. He thinks it will be two 15 minute episodes in the documentary format. The second one …

communicationComputing exponentially faster using DNA

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Researchers from The University of Manchester have shown that it is possible to build a new super-fast form of computer that “grows as it computes”. Professor Ross D King and his team have demonstrated for the first time the feasibility …

electronicsDoes child survival make for smaller family sizes?

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Hans Rosling (1948–2017), physician and epidemiologist, famously upturned assumptions widely held by the public and by the development community — assumptions that, thanks to US President Donald Trump, are back in the spotlight. A recurring theme of Rosling’s was that …

communication physicsResearchers devise efficient power converter for internet of things by reducing resting power consumption by 50%

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A new design reduces converter’s resting power consumption by 50 percent. he “internet of things” is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock will soon have sensors that report information directly to networked servers, aiding …

gadgetNantero raises another $21 million to commercialize nanotube memory

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Nantero Inc., the nanotechnology company developing next-generation memory using carbon nanotubes, today announced the closing of an over $21 million financing round. The lead investor in the round was Globespan Capital Partners and also included participation from both new and …

communicationsIsrael will equip all Merkava 4 tanks and Namer Heavy APCs with Trophy Active Protection Systems

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Israel’s Ministry of Defense (IMOD) plans to continue the acquisition of Trophy active protection systems (APS), to equip every new Merkava 4 tank and Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with active protection, providing significant additional protection for every tank …

computer memory3D-printed permanent magnets outperform conventional versions and enables batteries with complex shapes

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated that permanent magnets produced by additive manufacturing can outperform bonded magnets made using traditional techniques while conserving critical materials. Scientists fabricated isotropic, near-net-shape, neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) bonded magnets at …